Thunder Force III
Thunder Force III, released in 1990, is the first original game Technosoft developed for the Mega Drive.
Thunderforce is a traditional shmup with a focus on memorization for survival. It is considered a relatively easy game to 1CC.
- A: Change Movement Speed
- B: Fire
- C: Change Weapon
Characters / Ships / Styles
The player ship is called the Styx (also known as the Fire LEO-03).
All weapons that have been collected remain available to be switched to with the C button, unless they are lost by dying.
The ship starts with two weapons:
Additional weapons are added by collecting weapon items. On death, if any of these weapons is currently equipped, it is lose.
|Sever||Example||Upgrade to Twin-Shot|
|Lancer||Example||Upgrade to Backfire|
The claw item will increase the fire power of whichever weapon is equipped.
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The player can choose which stage to start on. The stages the proceed in a clockwise order around the stage select screen.
When all five initial stages are complete, the player proceeds to the final stages in the following order:
- Orn Base
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See (Template Page)/Strategy for stage maps, enemy and boss descriptions, walkthroughs, and advanced play strategies.
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